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July 2003

True Crime

We read the headlines, we watch the news, but for many, the fascination with crime isn’t satisfied by such brief accounts. Sociologists, criminologists, psychologists, journalists, filmmakers, and even novelists have tried to give society a deeper understanding of the crimes and criminals that horrify us most. Here is a selection from the large body of popular literature and film on the subject.